The Tent

The Tent

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The Tent is a sparkling addition to Margaret Atwood’s always masterful work. Here Atwood pushes form once again, with meditations on warlords, pet heaven, and aging homemakers. She gives a sly pep talk to the ambitious young; writes about the disconcerting experience of looking at old photos of ourselves; and examines the boons and banes of orphanhood. Accompanied by her own playful illustrations, Atwood’s droll humor and keen insight make each piece full of clarity and grace. Prescient and personal, delectable and tart, The Tent reflects one of our wittiest authors at her best.-- Amazon
Publisher: New York : Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, 2006.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780385516686
Call Number: ATWOOD
Characteristics: p.
Subjects: Short stories.


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Apr 22, 2016

This was just a middling collection for me. The stories didn't seem to have the same bite as others I've read. I was quite partial to TAKE CHARGE for the plethora of made up words and BRING BACK MOM for it's nostalgic but feminist views.

Jun 04, 2015

This collection of mini-short stories did not appeal to me at all. I managed to read about a third of the collection then I gave up! They were disappointing. They weren't up to Margaret Atwood's usual quality!


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